Morocco top Group C with thrilling draw against Gabon

Gabon and Morocco played out a thrilling 2-2 draw with the Atlas Lions securing top spot in Group C thanks to a stunning equaliser from Achraf Hakimi. Gabon twice lead thanks to a Jim Allevinah goal and an own goal from Nayef Aguerd however a Sofiane Boufal penalty and a stunning free from Hakimi saw the spoils shared.

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Morocco move into last 16 with win over Comoros

Morocco secured their place in the last 16 with a 2-0 win over Comoros thanks to goals from Selim Amallah and Zakaria Aboukhlal. The Atlas Lions also saw a Youssef En-Nesyri penalty missed while Salim Ben Boina produced a string of fine saves for Comoros.

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Boufal hands Morocco late win over Ghana

Sofiane Boufal’s late strike was enough to earn Morocco a win in the opening game in Group C as they beat Ghana 1-0 in Yaounde. Both teams were expected to be in the running for the title and there was little between the sides with Boufal producing a moment of brilliance to decide the tie.

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Benin stun Morocco via shootout for historic win

10 man Benin caused a huge upset at the Africa Cup of Nations knocking Morocco out on penalties. The result sees Les Écureuils qualify for the quarter-finals for the first time while The Atlas Lions do some soul-searching.

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